HTET Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

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HTET Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process


HTET 2021: The HTET exam is a state-level written test administered by the Haryana Board of School Education. There are three levels to this test. Level 1 is designed for primary school teachers (Class 1-5) Level 2 is for Trained Graduate Teachers (Classes 2–8), whereas Level 3 is for Post Graduate Teachers (class 8 and above).


HTET Important Dates 2021

Notification date

16th November, 2021

HTET Registration begins

16th November, 2021

Deadline for application process

4th December, 2021

Opening & Closing window for HTET Form Correction

5th to 8th December, 2021

Admit card Distribution

23rd December, 2021

Exam date

2nd – 3rd January, 2022

Answer Key Release / Result Announcement



HTET Eligibility Criteria:

Age restriction: The candidate must be at least 18 years old and no older than 38 years old.


Educational Qualification:

  • Primary Teacher (Level 1 - Classes 1 to 5): A 12th grade diploma in elementary education is required (D.EI.Ed)

  • Graduate Teacher (Level 2 - Classes 6–8): Bachelor's Degree and B.Ed.

  • Postgraduate Teacher (Level 3 – Class 8): Master's Degree in addition to a B.Ed.


HTET Selection Process:

  • Application form for HTET

  • Admit card

  • HTET test

  • Result

Those who pass the HTET test obtain certificates. The validity of this certificate would be 7 years.


HTET Exam Pattern: The test format for TRT, PGT and TGT is same. Each exam will have 150 MCQ type questions, and the time allocated for answering these questions will be two and a half hours with no negative marking for wrong or unsolved questions. The language of exam is in Hindi and English.


Exam Day Guidelines 2021:

  • Applicants must exercise caution when downloading the HTET admit card; there are two portions to the admit card, one for the center and the other for the candidates. Both parts must be printed in colour with a colour photograph.

  • Candidates must adhere to the time-slot specified on their admit card and be at the exam center one hour prior to the start of the exam, since many procedures must be completed by center authorities.

  • Candidates must have a printed copy of their HTET admission card with them, and the photo on the admit card must be in color. They must bring the same photograph that was uploaded during the application process to the exam center.

  • Inside exam centers, candidates are not permitted to bring any metallic element, including mobile phones, handbag, log table, health band, electronic gadgets etc. Furthermore, no arrangements will be made for the candidates' possessions.



Q1. How many times may a person sit for the HTET exam?

A. There is no time limit for taking this exam, so you can take it as many times as you like. If a candidate has been given a TET certificate, they can retake the test to improve their score.


Q2. Who is the HTET's governing body?

A. Haryana Board of School Education


Q3. Is the application money refundable if I decide to withdraw from the exam?

A. The application fee is non-refundable.


Q4. Can I obtain my HTET admission card by speed post?

A. All applicants must obtain their admission cards from the official website.


Q5. What are the minimum marks needed to pass the HTET Exam?

A. Applicants must get a minimum of 60% on the HTET.